Current Company

Author & Mobility Expert

Franco-Dutch individual with 18 years of experience building relationships between governments and experts in the fields of justice, security, education, cultural heritage, science, communication, and information. As a Dutch government attaché, he has advised multiple ambassadors in these areas and represented the Dutch government in numerous intergovernmental meetings and negotiations.

He is a proactive, curious, and consistently upbeat person with a background in psychology and philosophy, and he takes great pleasure in presenting complex subjects in simple terms. This combination of skills helps him effortlessly establish new and fruitful connections with representatives from other nations in a pleasant and constructive manner, which is deeply rewarding for him.

Areas of expertise: • Strategic and budgetary issues in the United Nations context: Results-Based Management and Budgeting, performance evaluation, prioritization exercises, governance methods • Scientific subjects: sustainable development, water (freshwater and oceans), science policy • Documentary heritage • Communication: social media, speechwriting • Networking and stakeholder mobilization: initiating working groups with Member States • UNESCO: history, buildings, art collection

He is fluent in French, English, and Dutch, and has a working knowledge of Italian.

Podcast Episode

The Electric Scooter Ban Vote in Paris

Throughout this podcast season, we engaged in discussions with various parties involved in the Paris electric scooter vote. This included government officials, electric scooter operator executives, and local business owners. We delved into the data available regarding the Paris electric scooter pilot and attempted to answer the most pressing questions by considering various studies conducted by researchers.

Each issue was analyzed from the perspective of each party involved – government officials and the city, local residents and business owners, and electric scooter operators. This allowed us to gain a comprehensive understanding of the situation and explore potential solutions that would benefit all parties involved.

Single click import

Listen to the episode

Stein Van Oosteren